Five New Cookbooks to Give (or Get!) this Holiday Season

5 New Cookbooks to Give or Get this Holiday Season | PDXfoodlove

What’s that? TWO gift guides? You’re right – there might even be a third one on its way. We’ll see how the week goes. To me, cookbooks are the ultimate good gift. There’s something for everybody. There’s always tons of new and fun books to choose from, of all kinds of genres, full of gorgeous […]

Cooked up on December 15, 2014

More like this: books | cocktail | cocktail diaries | gift guide | holiday

Citrus Almond Cake

Citrus & Almond Cake | PDXfoodlove

Happy belated Easter, everyone. I hope you had an opportunity to celebrate with friends or family. We were fortunate enough to spend Easter with our friends Callie and Aaron in Corvallis, where we had some great meals, drank delicious beer and went to such a nice Easter church service. It was nice to have a […]

Cooked up on April 21, 2014

More like this: baking | cake | dairy free | date night | dessert | special occasion | Uncategorized

Rice with Chickpeas, Currants and Herbs

Rice with Chickpeas and Currants | PDXfoodlove

Oh my gosh, what is in the air today in Portland? This is the worst allergy day I’ve had in at least a year. Let’s figure out what bloomed and burn it. I’m only part kidding. *Runs for more kleenex* It has been a long but good week; we are moving full steam ahead at […]

Cooked up on April 17, 2014

More like this: dairy free | date night | dinner | favorites | frugal | fun | healthy eating | meatless | side | Uncategorized | under 1 hour | vegan | vegetarian

Green Bean Salad from Jerusalem

Garlicky Green Bean Salad | PDXfoodlove

Man, this is shaping up to be a busy and fun year already. Just in the next couple of weeks I’ll be in San Francisco and Seattle, and maybe Corvallis! And that doesn’t even include all of the fun stuff going on in town. I’m trying to be more organized with all of this going […]

Cooked up on February 4, 2014

More like this: dairy free | date night | dinner | fitness focus | fun | garden | gluten free | healthy eating | meatless | Uncategorized | under 1 hour | vegan | vegetarian

Barley Risotto with Marinated Feta

Barley Risotto with Marinated Feta | PDXfoodlove

We accomplished something pretty incredible this past weekend. Something besides the 6.5 mile run, the intense yoga class or the yard work. We used an entire head of garlic for ONE MEAL. Well, all but four teeny, tiny cloves in the center. I feel like there should be an Xbox Achievement we’ve unlocked for this. […]

Cooked up on February 3, 2014

More like this: cookbooks | dinner | fun | healthy eating | meatless | pantry | Uncategorized | under 1 hour | vegetarian

Spicy Chickpeas & Fresh Vegetable Salad

Spicy Chickpea and Fresh Vegetable Salad | PDXfoodlove

I’m so excited to show off the first meal that we made from Jerusalem. This cookbook is so amazing. I received it as a Christmas gift after hearing its praises sung from the rooftops by every food writer I can think of. Now I’m joining the chorus. I love this book. This is not sponsored, […]